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Osprey Watch: How you can help protect birds and prevent electric outages

Through crowd-sourcing initiative, BGE identifies and safely removes osprey nests found on electric equipment

BGE brings a weather station and a tier 5 garden to Hillcrest Elementary

“Students were fascinated that Catonsville received 84 inches of rain last year, more than any other Maryland town.”

Making Hiking Trails and Parklands Better in Baltimore

Leakin Park visitors enjoy reforestation and restoration along an upgraded section of natural gas pipeline that safely and reliably serves BGE customers.

Community Ecology Center garden

CEI and BGE partner to bring urban gardens to Columbia

With help from a BGE Green Grant, community gardens will offer area residents new skills and healthy outdoor activities – as well as delicious vegetables.

First BGE EV Fast Charger installed in Carroll County

In just 30 minutes, electric vehicle drivers can now fully charge their cars in Carroll County

Kids on the Creek

Children get soaked with water, fun and facts during Kids on the Creek Day

The Spa Creek Conservancy introduces kids to the joys of splashing around and connects them to their local waterway

Cy Applebee-Kellett in the Patapsco River

BGE trash cages prevent nearly a ton of trash from washing into Patapsco River

Runoff from large area of south Baltimore flows out of two storm drains at BGE’s Spring Gardens facility – and leaves trash behind.

Boys and Girls Club Westminster

BGE and The Boys & Girls Club of Westminster work to bring urban farming to Carroll County

A community garden introduces high school students to the joys of working in the dirt, the satisfaction of problem solving and the delights of fresh vegetables

The Peale Center builds on a legacy of art, natural beauty and innovation

A Green Grant from BGE will help the nation’s oldest museum reach out to nature and neighborhoods by adding gardens and greenery to Watchhouse Alley.

Bikemore Mobile Bike Shop

A Mobile Bike Shop connects neighborhoods to opportunities

BGE supports Bikemore’s Mobile Bike Shop, which makes bikes ready to ride on the spot. The bike shops are also a place to start conversations with residents who want to make their neighborhoods safer and healthier.

Hundreds turn out to turn inefficient air conditioners into cash

Customers from as far away as southwest Baltimore traveled to Bel Air to recycle their appliances

Irvine Nature Center

Irvine Nature Center encourages us to explore, respect and protect nature

A BGE Green Grant will help the center train volunteers to share knowledge and enthusiasm about the natural environment

BGE EVsmart

BGE EVsmart on the Annapolis Crabs podcast

“We’re helping make people feel comfortable with this transition into electrification”

Butterfly in South River Greenway

Frontlines: How BGE Keeps the birds and bees happy with Integrated Vegetation Management

How integrated vegetation management transforms the area around transmission lines into vibrant natural communities where birds, bees, and butterflies flourish alongside flowering nectar plants.

Muddy creek sunset

Keeping Muddy Creek Clear

In Anne Arundel County, Muddy Creek is a sleepy stream that empties into the Rhode River. But when heavy rains hit, a span of the Creek that crosses a BGE transmission right-of-way (ROW) turns into a high-speed sediment delivery service headed straight for the Chesapeake Bay.

Butterfly in the pollinator garden

BGE’s Hidden wildlife habitat in South Baltimore

BGE’s Spring Gardens campus in South Baltimore is home to an official Audubon Bird-Friendly Habitat. BGE is the first corporation to earn this recognition!

BGE linemen with osprey nest

BGE Linemen Help Osprey Chicks Take Flight

Three osprey chicks were rescued from a nest that caught on fire after being struck by lighting. BGE built a platform for the nest then went above and beyond – rehoming the chicks.

TED empties trash into a dumpster

Meet ‘TED’, BGE’s “Trash Elimination Device”

The Patapsco River flows through central Maryland and into the Chesapeake Bay, where its mouth forms Baltimore Harbor. Unfortunately, storm water runoff from the city led to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency listing the river’s Middle Branch as impaired for trash.